Aug
25

Alan Horne named EL Pitcher of the Year

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From the Thunder’s press release:

(Trenton, NJ)- The Eastern League of Professional Baseball announced today that Thunder RHP Alan Horne has been selected as the 2007 Eastern League Pitcher of the Year. A ceremony to present his award will be made prior to tonight’s game against the Binghamton Mets.

The 24-year old has been the ace of the Northern Division leading Trenton pitching staff, compiling a record of 12-4 with a 2.97 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP while striking out 158 batters and walking 51 in 142.1 innings of work this season. The 6’4”, 195 lb. hurler has been dominant for the Thunder all season, giving up one earned run or less in 13 of his 25 appearances and striking out at least six batters in a game 21 different times…

Bowie right-handed starter Radhames Liz finished second in the voting for the award and Portland right-handed starter Clay Buchholz finished third in the voting. The award was voted on by respective Eastern League team managers and coaching staffs, writers and radio and television broadcast personnel.

Categories : Minors

7 Comments»

  1. Stuart says:

    Liz is pitching to niht for the Orioles I think..

  2. Marc says:

    Dave Domdrowski remind anyone else of Stick Michael? they look similar and are actually talent evaluators as gms not just business men

  3. RollingWave says:

    I have a difficult time calling anyone who traded for Nefei Perez as talent evaluator :P

  4. John says:

    Does Horne project to the pen? Or do you think we’ll trade him once the Trinity show that they belong in the big leagues?

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